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Paper 4.2(B): Approaches to Counselling II

Unit Contents Teaching Hrs. Domain
1 Cognitive Approach

Views and development of Cognitive Approach.

Cognitive theories of Human Nature and Personality: Aron Beck and Albert Ellis.

Therapeutic Relationship.

Therapeutic techniques and limitations of cognitive approach.

Identify your irrational fear and overcome it with cognitive approach

Cognitive biases and distortions of thinking in daily life

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2 Integrative Approach

Concept of Integrative Approach.

Gestalt approach: Phenomenology and Existential Perspective, Gestalt Cycle.

Transactional analysis.

Multimodal approach: Arnold Lazarus.

History and applications of integrative approach

TA with a person

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3 Brief Counselling Interventions

Solution – focused counselling.

Narrative counselling

Crisis counselling

Group counselling.

Grief counseling

NA, AA: 12 principles

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Syllabus Books:

  1. Gibson, R.L. (2005). Introduction to Counseling and Guidance. 6th New Delhi: Pearson Education.
  2. Asch . M. (2000).Principles of Guidance and Counseling 1st ed. New Delhi: Sarup& Sons.
  3. Brammer, L., M. & MacDonald, G. (1996). The helping relationship Process and Skills. Boston: Allan & Bacon.

Reference Books:

  1. Lee, C. (2014). Multicultural Issues in Counseling: New Approaches to Diversity. NY: Wiley.
  2. Chao, R. (2015). Counseling Psychology: An integrated Positive Psychological Approach. NY: Wiley.